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  • 01/29/20
    Bethel Park teen earns Gold Award from South Park project

    Little did Molly Hoffman know when she joined the Daisy Girl Scouts in kindergarten that she’d eventually earn the highest honor the Girl Scouts offered – the Gold Award. But that’s exactly what the Bethel Park senior has accomplished. She constructed a vernal pool for amphibians in South Park…

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  • 10/29/19
    Scenic Waterfall Trail in Settlers Cabin Park Reopens with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    October 29, 2019 County, Parks Foundation Celebrate Ribbon Cutting for Waterfall Trail  PITTSBURGH – County Executive Rich Fitzgerald was joined today by Council Member Pat Catena, Caren Glotfelty, Allegheny County County Parks Foundation Executive Director and Steven Wood, REI Programs Coordinator, in a ribbon-cutting to open the redesigned, scenic…

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  • 10/01/19
    Allegheny Regional Asset District approves special funding for Hartwood Acres Sculpture Garden

    As part of a 25th anniversary celebration of the Allegheny Regional Asset District funding program, Allegheny County was selected as one of 12 grant recipients to bring "bold, forward-looking, creative projects" to the region.  Allegheny County and the Pittsburgh Parks Conservatory submitted a joint proposal to bring art to the…

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  • 07/31/19
    Local teen tries out the Citizen Scientist program!

    Jane Grabowski is entering her senior year at Carlynton High School soon and decided to spend a little time this summer giving back before her hectic schedule kicks in. She recently became a Citizen Scientist for the Allegheny County Parks Foundation and helped count fireflies – also known as lightening…

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  • 05/22/19
    Summer Evening Walks at the Indian Hill Meadow at Boyce Park. Mark your calendar and register here.

    Thursday Evenings at the Indian Hill Meadow July 11, August 22, September 12 6:30-7:30 pm WHERE:   Entry garden, Indian Hill Meadow, Centerview Drive, Boyce Park COST:   Free    SIZE:   20 people maximum REGISTER:   Email info@acparksfoundation.org with your name and phone number or call 724-327-7627 This is your opportunity to learn…

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  • 05/06/19
    Looking for fun in the parks? Our May Newsletter is chock full.

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  • 04/30/19
    Hartwood Acres Sculpture Garden Announced!

    Allegheny County Parks Foundation and Allegheny County are creating a sculpture garden at Hartwood Acres Park. The feature will incorporate many of the existing sculptures at the park and allow space for adding additional works in the future.  Enjoy a story about this exciting development in the May 2019 issue…

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